Karen received her Associates degree in nursing from Oakland Community College in 2006. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2009 while working in the Emergency room at St. John Ascension and received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2011. Following this, she spent the next 12 years working in home care and received her Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) certification. After several years she decided to return to school and complete her Post-Master's certificate in 2022 as a Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus in Primary Care.
In her free time, Karen likes spending time with friends and family. She is an avid quilter and a grandma to two grandchildren. She has one fur baby named Ellie Mae. Karen enjoys caring for American Veteran's since her husband Martin is a Veteran with 27 combined years with the Army and the Air Force. Her favorite part about working at Avalon Physician Services is caring for patients in their home environments and getting to know their families.